Reading Lists

2014
Undisputed by Chris Jericho
And the Night Growled Back by Aaron Dries
Pulp Fiction: The Complete Story of Quentin Tarantino’s Masterpiece by Jason Bailey
Sixty-Five Stirrup Iron Road by Brian Keene, Jack Ketchum, Edward Lee, J.F. Gonzalez, Wrath James White, Nate Southard, Shane McKenzie, Ryan Harding and Bryan Smith
The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
The Way of All Flesh by Tim Waggoner
Horror Library Volume 5 edited by R.J. Cavender and Boyd E. Harris
Peckerwood by Jedidiah Ayres
Dust Devils by Jonathan Janz
Alien: Out of the Shadows by Tim Lebbon
The Troop by Nick Cutter
Wonderland by Ace Atkins
City of Devils by Justin Robinson
The End is Nigh edited by John Joseph Adams and Hugh Howey
Joe Ledger: Special Ops by Jonathan Maberry
Rose of Sharon and Other Stories by Gary A. Braunbeck
The First One You Expect by Adam Cesare
Black Chalk by Christopher J. Yates
The King of the Weeds by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins
The Quick
by Lauren Owen
A Place for Sinners by Aaron Dries
Cheap Shot by Ace Atkins
Borderline by Lawrence Block
Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
The River of Souls by Robert McCammon
The Ninth Configuration by William Peter Blatty
Deep Like the River by Tim Waggoner
Piercing the Darkness edited by Craig Cook
Sunset and Sawdust by Joe R. Lansdale
Carrie by Stephen King
Down by Nate Southard
Brainquake by Samuel Fuller
Scream Along With Me edited by Alfred Hitchcock
The Forsaken by Ace Atkins
Black Hat Jack by Joe R. Lansdale

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2013
Cold City by F. Paul Wilson
Pale Preachers by Tom Piccirilli
Coldbrook by Tim Lebbon
The Walls of the Castle by Tom Piccirilli
More Than Midnight by Brian James Freeman
The Wicked by James Newman
Femme by Bill Pronzini
The Twelve by Justin Cronin
Seduction of the Innocent by Max Allan Collins
Bigfoot Crank Stomp by Erik Williams
I Travel By Night by Robert McCammon
Lullabye by Ace Atkins
NOS4A2 by Joe Hill
What Makes You Die by Tom Piccirilli
The Tent by Kealan Patrick Burke
Plow the Bones by Douglas F. Warrick
The Outlaw Album by Daniel Woodrell
The Year of the Storm by John Mantooth
Joyland by Stephen King
Lights Out by Nate Southard
The Broken Places by Ace Atkins
Desper Hollow by Elizabeth Massie
Ugly As Sin by James Newman
The Last Whisper in the Dark by Tom Piccirilli
Impossible Monsters edited by Kasey Lansdale
The Fallen Boys by Aaron Dries
The Dark Man by Stephen King and Glenn Chadbourne
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Revelations of Preston Black by Jason Jack Miller
The Maid’s Version by Daniel Woodrell
Summer’s End by Lisa Morton
Dead Aim by Joe R. Lansdale
The Shining by Stephen King
Running Home by Julie Hutchings
Limbus, Inc. by various
Everyman by Justin Robinson
Jack and Jill by Kealan Patrick Burke
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
The Last Night of October by Greg Chapman
Bone Whispers by Tim Waggoner
The Dead Run by Adam Mansbach
The Bones of You by Gary McMahon
Turn Down the Lights edited by Richard Chizmar
Odds On by Michael Crichton (writing as John Lange)
The Summer Job by Adam Cesare
Hot In December by Joe R. Lansdale
The Influence by Bentley Little

2012
Abarat Book Two: Days of Magic, Nights of War by Clive Barker
You’d Better Watch Out by Tom Piccirilli
Horror Library Vol. 4 edited by R.J. Cavender
The Crossing: A Zombie Novella by Joe McKinney
Death Match by Jason Ridler
The Doll: The Lost Short Stories by Daphne du Maurier
The Woman by Jack Ketchum and Lucky McKee
Abarat Book Three: Absolute Midnight by Clive Barker
Evel: The High-Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil and Legend by Leigh Montville
It’s For You by Keith Minnion
The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz
Carnage Road by Gregory Lamberson
Tribesmen by Adam Cesare
Edge of Dark Water by Joe R. Lansdale
Demonic and Other Tales by Garon Cockrell
The Cabin in the Woods by Tim Lebbon
The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King
House of Quiet Madness by Mikita Brottman
Joe Golem and the Drowning City by Christopher Golden and Mike Mignola
Torn by Lee Thomas
The Devoted by Eric Shapiro
The Providence Rider by Robert McCammon
The Last Kind Words by Tom Piccirilli
The Circle by Bentley Little
Die, You Bastard, Die! by Jan Kozlowski
The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins
This Dark Earth by John Hornor Jacobs
Dueling Minds edited by Brian James Freeman
The Twenty-Year Death by Ariel S. Winter
Homestead by James A. Moore
Monster Town by Garrett Vander Leun
The Turtle Boy by Kealan Patrick Burke
Tyler’s Third Act by Mick Garris
Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott
Alone by Brian Keene
The Hides by Kealan Patrick Burke
Vessels by Kealan Patrick Burke
The Back of Beyond by Alan Peter Ryan
Scratch by Brian Keene
The Turtle Boy: Peregrine’s Tale by Kealan Patrick Burke
I’m Not Sam by Jack Ketchum and Lucky McKee
Father Gaetano’s Puppet Catechism by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden
The Dark by Scott Bradley and Peter Giglio
Appalachian Undead edited by Eugene Johnson and Jason Sizemore
Nemesis: The Death of Timmy Quinn by Kealan Patrick Burke
The Cocktail Waitress by James M. Cain
Hellbender by Jason Jack Miller
Video Night by Adam Cesare
The Buffalo Hunter by Peter Straub
Kinsmen by Bill Pronzini
A Blind Eye to the Rearview by Eric A. Jackson
Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula by Loren D. Estleman

2011
Edge by Jeffery Deaver
They That Dwell in Dark Places by Daniel McGachey
The Passage by Justin Cronin
Catching Hell by Greg Gifune
Martyrs & Monsters by Robert Dunbar
Pray to Stay Dead by Mason James Cole
Patient Zero by Jonathan Maberry
Devil Red by Joe R. Lansdale
Cinco de Mayo by Michael J. Martineck
Touch by Elmore Leonard
Every Shallow Cut by Tom Piccirilli
World In Red by John Sebastian Gorumbo
Pound for Pound by F.X. Toole
Thought Forms  by Jeffrey Thomas
Baour: Strands of Death by Dirk Vandereyken
Waiting Out Winter by Kelli Owen
The Five by Robert R. McCammon
The Thief of Broken Toys by Tim Lebbon
How the West was Weird edited by Russ Anderson
The Ranger by Ace Atkins
Countdown to Lockdown: A Hardcore Journal by Mick Foley
The Wave by Susan Casey
Kin by Kealan Patrick Burke
Scavengers by Nate Southard
Amazonas by Alan Peter Ryan
Darkness on the Edge of Town edited by Harrison Howe
Island Funeral by Keith Minnion
Choke Hold by Christa Faust
Stories from the Plague Years by Michael Marano
Timber Gray by Ronald Kelly
Dead of Night by Jonathan Maberry
Shivers VI edited by Richard Chizmar
Christmas with the Dead by Joe R. Lansdale
Abarat by Clive Barker
The Horror Hall of Fame edited by Joe R. Lansdale
Jack’s Magic Beans by Brian Keene
The Hammer Vault by Marcus Hearn
11/22/63 by Stephen King

2010
Shadow Season by Tom Piccirilli
The Hungry Season by T. Greenwood
The Most They Ever Had by Rick Bragg
Hellbound Hearts edited by Paul Kane and Marie O’Regan
Last Exit for the Lost by Tim Lebbon
Rumble Tumble by Joe R. Lansdale
Invisible Fences by Norman Prentiss
Captains Outrageous by Joe R. Lansdale
Shivers V edited by Richard Chizmar
Horns by Joe Hill
Fears edited by Charles L. Grant
Lesser Demons by Norman Partridge
Bar None by Tim Lebbon
Audrey’s Door by Sarah Langan
When the Night Comes Down edited by Bill Breedlove
The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
Where Men Win Glory by Jon Krakauer
Evolve edited by Nancy Kilpatrick
He Stepped Through by Nate Southard
The Queen of Bedlam by Robert R. McCammon
Vanilla Ride by Joe R. Lansdale
Haunted Heart: The Life and Times of Stephen King by Lisa Rogak
Hell House by Richard Matheson
The Last Deep Breath by Tom Piccirilli
Dark Faith edited by Maurice Broaddus & Jerry Gordon
The Painted Darkness by Brian James Freeman
Long Way Down by Ewan McGregor & Charley Boorman
The Turtle Boy: Peregrine’s Tale by Kealan Patrick Burke
The Cage by Brian Keene
The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster
Far Dark Fields by Gary Braunbeck
Halloween: New Poems edited by Al Sarrantonio
Johnny Halloween by Norman Partridge
Leather Maiden by Joe R. Lansdale
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
The Fog by Dennis Etchison
Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King
Curse of the Full Moon edited by James Lowder
The Corpse King by Tim Curran
The Secret Backs of Things by Christopher Golden

2009
Killing Castro by Robert Block
All You Despise by Tom Piccirilli
The Reach of Children by Tim Lebbon
Dark Hollow by Brian Keene
Ghost Walk by Brian Keene
Master of the Moors by Kealan Patrick Burke
The Keeper by Sarah Langan
Gunpowder by Joe Hill
Last Days by Brian Evenson
The Missing by Sarah Langan
The Coldest Mile by Tom Piccirilli
The Pilo Family Circus by Will Elliot
The Nobody by Tom Piccirilli
Midnight Grinding By Ronald Kelly
The Adventures of Mr. Maximillian Bacchus and His Traveling Circus by Clive Barker
Savage Season by Joe R. Lansdale
Mucho Mojo by Joe R. Lansdale
Castaways by Brian Keene
The Two-Bear Mambo by Joe R. Lansdale
Bad Chili by Joe R. Lansdale
Valley of the Dead by Kim Paffenroth
Diving Into Darkness by Phillip Finch
Button, Button: Uncanny Stories by Richard Matheson
Mind the Gap by Chrisopher Golden and Tim Lebbon
The Shimmer by David Morrell
Personal Demons by Gregory Lamberson
Hell Hollow by Ronald Kelly
Dark Delicacies III: Haunted edited by Jeff Gelb and Del Howison
Pet Sematary by Stephen King
Futile Efforts by Tom Piccirilli
Australian Dark Fantasy and Horror Vol. Three edited by Angela Challis
Under the Dome by Stephen King
Stop This Man! by Peter Rabe

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